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A new scientific study proves that there is not any association between facial shape and aggression

A new scientific study proves that there is not any association between facial shape and aggression | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
There is not significant evidence to support the association between facial shape and aggression in men, according to a study published by the journal PLOS ONE.
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Writing & Book-Production in the Hellenistic & Roman Periods

After about three years of waiting, I received today the newly-published Vol. 1 in The New Cambridge History of the Bible (eds. James Carleton Paget & Joachim Schaper) in which appears the disc...
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The Silk Road in Late Antiquity: Politics, Trade, and Culture Contact between Rome and China, 300-700 CE

The Silk Road in Late Antiquity: Politics, Trade, and Culture Contact between Rome and China, 300-700 CE | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
This is a study of the modes of political and cultural communication which led to a rare level of 'intervisibility' between the various societies and states along the Silk Road in the Late Antique period (roughly 300-700 CE).
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The Archaeology News Network: New archaeological area declared near Athens

The Archaeology News Network: New archaeological area declared near Athens | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Was the White Ship disaster mass murder?

Was the White Ship disaster mass murder? | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
It was perhaps the worst maritime disaster of the Middle Ages, not just because it cost 300 lives, but because one of them was the heir to the Anglo-Norman Empire.
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DNA, History, and Archaeology | Institute for Advanced Study

DNA, History, and Archaeology | Institute for Advanced Study | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Infant Burials and Christianization: The View from East Central Europe

Infant Burials and Christianization: The View from East Central Europe | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
This was the second paper in the Early Medieval Europe I series given at KZOO and another fabulous archaeology paper. It contrasted infant grave sites in early converted medieval Poland and Anglo Saxon England.
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Coins could rewrite Aust history

Coins could rewrite Aust history | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
X marks the spot but could also help rewrite Australian history in the search for the origins of 1000 year-old coins found on an island off the north coast.
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Inside Emblem Glyphs: Tracking Royal Identies at Calakmul & Dzibanche

Recalling the Ancestors: Maya Traditions across Time For ancient and contemporary Maya alike, ancestors are ever-present and fundamental to the sense of iden...
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Book Excerpt from The Murder of Cleopatra | The Scientist Magazine®

Book Excerpt from The Murder of Cleopatra | The Scientist Magazine® | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
In Chapter 1, “The Coldest Case,” author and criminal profiler Pat Brown sets the scene for her quest to prove that the Egyptian queen did not commit suicide.
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"Race Reconciled" Re-Debunks Race - Anthropology 1.6

"Race Reconciled" Re-Debunks Race - Anthropology 1.6 | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
"Race Reconciled: How Biological Anthropologists View Human Variation" features an important set of articles re-debunking race.
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Neanderthal culture: Old masters

Neanderthal culture: Old masters | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
The earliest known cave paintings fuel arguments about whether Neanderthals were the mental equals of modern humans.
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CARTA: Is the Human Mind Unique? Entering the Soul Niche; An Evolved and Creative Mind; and Humor

(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Cognitive abilities often regarded as unique to humans include humor, morality, symbolism, creativity, and preoccupation with th...
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Neither archaeology or history, but anthropoogy and anthropogeny are of great importance to modern historians and archaeologists.

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The Archaeology News Network: Roman necropolis found in Algeria

The Archaeology News Network: Roman necropolis found in Algeria | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Rare bronze rams from the First Punic War discovered

Rare bronze rams from the First Punic War discovered | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
The ten rams (Latin rostra), each weighing around 125 kilogrammes and made of bronze, were mounted on the prow of the warships (ancient triremes or quinquiremes), and were used to ram the enemy ships.
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The Archaeology News Network: New discovery of ancient diet shatters conventional ideas of how agriculture emerged

The Archaeology News Network: New discovery of ancient diet shatters conventional ideas of how agriculture emerged | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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The Archaeology News Network: Decoding the Black Death

The Archaeology News Network: Decoding the Black Death | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Are Dogs and Humans Evolutionary Partners? - Archaeology Magazine

Are Dogs and Humans Evolutionary Partners? - Archaeology Magazine | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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Robot Finds Mysterious Spheres in Ancient Temple : DNews

Robot Finds Mysterious Spheres in Ancient Temple : DNews | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Hundreds of spheres suggest rituals were performed beneath an ancient pyramid in Mexico.
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Syphilis, sex and fear: How the French disease conquered the world

Syphilis, sex and fear: How the French disease conquered the world | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Researching the Borgias, Sarah Dunant learnt how syphilis took Europe by storm during the 1490s, and the far reaching effects it's had ever since
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Isle of Iona may be ancient burial site - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Isle of Iona may be ancient burial site - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
An archaeological survey on the famous Scots isle of Iona – where St Columba landed 1450 years ago to spread Christianity in Scotland – has shown signs of ancient burials.
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Boys Killed Pets to Become Warriors in Early Russia

Boys Killed Pets to Become Warriors in Early Russia | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have dug up evidence that boys in Bronze Age Russia had to slay their own dogs to prove their readiness to become warriors.
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Viking-era coins unearthed by Danish teenager

Viking-era coins unearthed by Danish teenager | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Sixteen-year-old Michael Stokbro Larsen found the coins and other items with a metal detector in a field in northern Denmark.
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The world's first archaeology dog Migaloo sniffs out ancient bones

The world's first archaeology dog Migaloo sniffs out ancient bones | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
Move over Indiana Jones, there is a new dog in town.
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Archaeologists and dog-owners UNITE!

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Luxor Times: Egyptian-Nubian soldier skeleton discovered by Dr. Irene Forstner-Müller

Luxor Times: Egyptian-Nubian soldier skeleton discovered by Dr. Irene Forstner-Müller | Anthropology, Archaeology, and History | Scoop.it
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